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Internet providers in 55118

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55118 internet providers

Provider
Xfinity $29.99 50 - 3,000 MbpsCable100%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsDSL61%
CenturyLink $50.00 ** 10 - 940 MbpsFiber-optic41%
HughesNet $64.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $69.99 12 - 150 MbpsSatellite100%
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55118 internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in the 55118 ZIP code is comparable to the rest of Minnesota - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the 55118 ZIP will have access to cable, which covers 100% of households. No DSL or fiber-optic providers are currently available in Saint Paul, but satellite or fixed-wireless providers may offer broadband options in your area.

There are five internet providers serving the 55118 area, and 99.04% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among five internet providers in 55118, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 3,000 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Saint Paul

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 163 Mbps 19 Mbps Cable
CenturyLink 102 Mbps 56 Mbps DSL

Top high-speed internet providers in 55118

The largest internet providers serving the 55118 ZIP code are Xfinity and CenturyLink bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to the area.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all in the 55118 ZIP code, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from CenturyLink, which covers 61% of the area. Saint Paul’s third most-available internet provider, CenturyLink, offers fiber-optic to around 41% of residents in the 55118 ZIP code.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

3,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

25 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in the 55118 ZIP code, covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but 55118 residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 50 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.60 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 25 Mbps in 55118 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink DSL internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

40 Mbps

Average availability

61%

DSL from CenturyLink offers broadband to most households in the 55118 ZIP code, covering 61% of the area.

DSL internet from CenturyLink uses telephone lines to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 40 Mbps in 55118 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 61% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 360 Mbps.

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CenturyLink fiber-optic internet

Provider
CenturyLink
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

940 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

41%

Fiber-optic from CenturyLink offers broadband to about half of households in the 55118 ZIP code, covering 41% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from CenturyLink is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout 55118 ZIP code than other internet types.

Internet prices for CenturyLink start at $50/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

CenturyLink customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $5.00 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Saint Paul, $1.99.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, CenturyLink offers download speeds up to 940 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in 55118 ZIP code. These download speeds are available to 41% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Saint Paul's providers, 360 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you have limited cable, DSL and fiber-optic internet options in the 55118 ZIP code, satellite and fixed wireless providers may be available.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in 55118 and the greater Saint Paul area. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saint Paul at $64.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are significantly higher than average in Saint Paul at $69.99/mo. for speeds up to 150 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many in the 55118 ZIP, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet providers in 55118 frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in the 55118 ZIP code with download speeds up to 3,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in 55118. The next fastest internet provider in the 55118 ZIP code is CenturyLink, offering download speeds up to 940 Mbps to 61% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in the 55118 ZIP with service starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Saint Paul, $53.74.

CenturyLink is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider serving the 55118 ZIP code, covering 41% of the city.

Fiber and cable internet are similar internet service types, but fiber offers a few advantages over cable. Fiber internet can deliver faster upload and download speeds than cable in most areas, and is less vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. Cable does have the advantage over fiber in terms of availability, covering 89% of U.S. households compared to fiber’s 38%.

Fiber internet providers are likely to offer the fastest, most consistent speeds for the money. Cable internet providers can also deliver fast speeds, up to 100 Mbps and higher, but are more vulnerable to slowed speeds during peak usage times. If you’re shopping for cheap internet, a DSL provider may be the best option for your household.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.